Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W1 Digital Camera ?

My sony dsc-w1 got very wet, caught in a rainstorm and did not have the case. I have left it dry out for 4 days and it turns on, lcd works, can read memory stick and display old pictures on the lcd. But when I try to take a picture the lcd displays a black a screen and the picture that it takes is just a black box, flash illlumintor everything else seems to work, except the ability to take a picture, lens moves in and out, but picture is always black, any idea, is the ccd shot


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Maybe the shutter got wet and sticky. You can try look into the lens then press shutter button to take picture. If you don’t see the movement inside the hole, the shutter doesn’t open, it will take black picture.
I once flipped over in a kayak with my camera and it did not work at all. I removed the batteries and memory card and left it on the dashboard of my car where it was very hot for a couple of months. After a while it began working sporatically. It then worked perfectly for at least 2 years. Just this week, it reverted back to a black screen and takes black pictures? I do not know what is wrong with it now.
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